Articles by Stephen Lazarus
October 1, 2020
Economic impact is one of religion’s less-talked-about features but Stephen Lazarus writes that there may be at least $67 billion of Canadian GDP worth discussing.
It is generally overlooked, but Canada’s religious tapestry makes massive economic and social contributions to local communities and to Canada’s well-being each year A new study, The Hidden Economy: How Faith Helps Fuel Canada’s GDP, suggests it may be time to take a second look at the public relevance of religion for the most unexpected reason: economics
November 15, 2019
Reading Faith For Exiles: Five Ways for a New Generation To Follow Jesus in Digital Babylon, Stephen Lazarus discovers crucial findings about keeping Christian children homeward bound toward Christ.
These strong social ties help young people take their faith to the next level, going beyond processing information about God to the transformation of character and the development of an identity with Jesus at the centre and not at the periphery What are the marks of those who develop a faith that la...
February 17, 2017
Rosalyn Murphy is Vicar of St Thomas’ Church located in an urban priority area in central Blackpool, UK. As a parish priest she is an advocate for government collaborations with faith-based organizations designed to address economic, cultural and social challenges that impact many communities.